Definition of cloudy adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈklaʊdi//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈklaʊdi//
    (cloudier, cloudiest) Sky
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  1. 1(of the sky or the weather) covered with clouds; with a lot of clouds opposite clear a grey, cloudy day See related entries: Sky
  2. 2(of liquids) not clear or transparent The water looked cloudy and not fit to drink.
  3. Extra examples It stayed cloudy for most of the day. Later it will become cloudy with rain in places. Sometimes the drinking water becomes rather cloudy. The beer looked cloudy. The warm water is made cloudy by adding some milk. a rather cloudy sky It was a dark, cloudy night. Scotland and Northern Ireland will be rather cloudy with patchy rain. The sky was cloudy when we set off but it cleared up by lunchtime. You can still get sunburnt on a cloudy day.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: cloudy